Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy has welcomed the opportunity of a second round home tie in the FA Cup - if they progress.
Reds have drawn the winners of a battle between two non-league clubs, National League Barrow and Taunton Town from the Southern League Division 1 South & West in the second round.
The tie will be held over the weekend of December 3-4, but to be there they must themselves first overcome the considerable threat of fifth-placed League One side Bristol Rovers tonight.
Drummy warned: “We’ve got to get over Bristol Rovers, which is tough. If we can get there the fact we are at home is a massive incentive.”
“We’ve got to manage the crowd and try to not to concede a goal in the first 15-20 minutes. It’ll be a game of two halves.
“We’ve held a side with ten men and we’ve got a result here to go to Bristol Rovers and play.
“Decisions happen on the pitch and you have to react to them, we planned the game really strongly and I thought the reaction of Matt and myself on the line managed the game well.”
Drummy admits he would love a place in the third round, perhaps a possible tie against one of his former clubs from the Premier League.
He said: “The opposition is there, with the financial benefits for the club and it will liven up the town!
“Arsenal would be a dream, going home to them. And certainly Chelsea I have an affection there as well. Those would be the two ties if we can dare to dream.”
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